PHOTOS: Charlize Theron is Stunning For Vogue – Dec 2011

Charlize Theron (36) has got to be one of my favorites in Hollywood as a whole.  She’s a classic beauty.  Down to earth, honest, and warm.  When she split from Stuart Townsend last year after a decade together, it was, well.. odd.

Charlize did this amazing photo shoot with the one and only famed photog, Annie Leibovitz and wow… stunning results!

She open up to Vogue about this new life, being single.

“This is the first time in my life. From the time I was nineteen, I’ve been in relationships, literally gone from one to the other within a month.  It’s been good for me. I’m a creature who’s really found her comfort zone in relationships.  It’s been nice to rediscover myself. I had to make a real conscious effort to do it – it’s hard. It’s much easier to lose yourself in flowers and cigarettes and coffee with somebody else.”

She knew the relationship with Stuart was heading to the end,

 “It was sinking, and I had to give it a fight. I really wanted to try and make it work. That was the priority. I wouldn’t do it any different way.”

Grab a copy of Vogue to read the full interview… it’s fabulous!

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